By Daniel Came
the context of this wider philosophical venture. the entire significant issues of Nietzsche's aesthetics are mentioned: paintings and the confirmation of existence, the connection among paintings and fact, tune, tragedy, the character of aesthetic adventure, the function of artwork in Nietzsche's optimistic ethics, his critique of
romanticism, and his ambivalent perspective in the direction of Richard Wagner.
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